Planning & Management

Q&A Lorraine Ghanadickam

Q&A: The easy street to healthy, home-cooked food for the family

Food St. connects those passionate about home cooking who and earning some extra income with families who are just too busy to produce a really health…

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Three ways to prevent fraud and enforce policy compliance

Many SMEs think their fraud policies are good enough because they either haven’t had a major issue to rectify, or they trust their employees to be h…

Spencer Slasberg

A survival guide for franchisees

Good franchisors may offer mentoring and training sessions but without at least some basic business skills novice franchisees are bound to struggle.

Help Up

Support for indigenous small business

The ATO have a number of resources specifically designed to support indigenous small businesses.

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Hair salon allegedly underpaid young apprentice

A Sydney hair salon has allegedly underpaid a teenage apprentice in her first job more than $14,000.


Key lessons in successful business growth

Top tips on business growth and overseas expansion from an entrepreneur whose original two-person start-up now spans three continents.

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Dispelling the misconceptions of flexible work

Flexible work is about a lot more than more than just choosing which days to go into the office to work.

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Food Precincts campaign returns $450k+ in wages owed to hospitality workers

An FWO audit campaign has revealed that 72 per cent of the hospitality establishments across three major metro areas breached workplace laws.

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ASBFEO urges action on ACCC retail electricity pricing report

The ASBFEO welcomes the recommendation that consumer benefits for retail electricity are expanded to include small businesses as well.

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Five tips to help cut your SME’s energy bills

If SME owners take a few simple steps to change the way they use energy they can offset the rising cost of electricity and keep a lid on their energy …

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Calling for a culture change

Inequality plays a factor in late payments as research shows female entrepreneurs are more likely to suffer from late payments than their male counter…

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How small-business owners can leverage the sharing economy

The sharing economy has become an increasingly popular option for small businesses to access goods and services affordably and on-demand.


“Eco” isn’t a credential – it’s a necessity

Businesses seem to fall into two camps: those who consider themselves eco brands and those who don’t.

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Domestic violence prevents women realising their business dreams

Women’s rights and limited opportunities remains a pressing matter for women entrepreneurs struggling to find success.

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Starting off the new financial year on the front foot

As the new financial year begins business owners should take time to carefully assess their financial position and forecast for the year ahead.

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Frictionless economy for small businesses by 2023

The introduction of Single Touch Payroll (STP) is just the first in a series of initiatives the government is predicted to usher in to develop a frict…


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